King Lear

King Lear (2018)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2018-05-28
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 33 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Playground Entertainment
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
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An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.

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  • Anthony Hopkins

    as Lear
  • Emma Thompson

    as Goneril
  • Emily Watson

    as Regan
  • Jim Broadbent

    as Earl of Gloucester
  • Florence Pugh

    as Cordelia
  • Jim Carter

    as Earl of Kent
  • Andrew Scott

    as Edgar
  • John MacMillan

    as Edmund
  • Tobias Menzies

    as Duke of Cornwall
  • Anthony Calf

    as Duke of Albany
  • Karl Johnson

    as Fool
  • Christopher Eccleston

    as Oswald
  • John Standing

    as Butler
  • Simon Manyonda

    as Duke of Burgundy
  • Chukwudi Iwuji

    as King of France
  • Samuel Valentine

    as Lear's Gentleman
  • Arinzé Kene

    as Lieutenant
  • Sharon Wattis

    as 1st Maid
  • Kaye Brown

    as 2nd Maid
  • Raphael Desprez

    as French Officer
  • Peter Forbes

    as Doctor
  • Sam Redford

    as Young Captain
  • Liam McKenna

    as Sergeant Major
  • Paul Tinto

    as Soldier
  • Eric Kofi Abrefa

    as Officer (Dover Castle)
  • Nick Khan

    as Refugee
  • Yassine Mkhichen

    as Refugee
  • Matt Rentell

    as Soldier
  • Daria Riz

    as Refugee
  • Belal Sabir

    as Refugee
  • Karma Sood

    as Refugee Boy
  • Shawn Dixon

    as Knight #1 (uncredited)
  • Bernardo Santos

    as King Lear's Soldier (uncredited)
Sound Stephen Warbeck Original Music Composer
Writing William Shakespeare Theatre Play
Art Peter Francis Production Design
Directing Richard Eyre Director
Writing Richard Eyre Adaptation
Production Nina Gold Casting Director
Sound Andrew Caller Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Ben Smithard Director of Photography
Production Colin Callender Executive Producer
Directing Karen Savage Script Supervisor
Art Astrid Sieben Art Direction
Sound Brendan Nicholson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Emilie O'Connor Dialogue Editor
Sound Emilie O'Connor ADR Editor
Costume & Make-Up Naomi Donne Hair Designer
Costume & Make-Up Naomi Donne Makeup Designer
Production Ben Gladstone Location Manager
Sound Mark Heslop Sound Effects Editor
Production Lucy Richer Executive Producer
Editing Dan Farrell Editor
Crew Gisela Evert Post Production Supervisor
Production Sonia Friedman Executive Producer
Visual Effects Chris Reynolds Special Effects Supervisor
Art Matt Curtis Title Designer
Costume & Make-Up Sara Kramer Key Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Sara Kramer Key Hairdresser
Costume & Make-Up Doone Forsyth Makeup & Hair
Production Noëlette Buckley Producer
Production Fergus Haycock Executive Producer
Directing Nick Shuttleworth First Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Tessa Phillips Costume Supervisor
Editing Helena Evans Assistant Editor
Production Elyse Dolbec Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Fotini Dimou Costume Design
Production Michelle Mullen Line Producer
Art Charlotte Dirickx Set Decoration
Production Scott Huff Executive Producer
Directing Alex Gavigan Second Assistant Director
Directing Luc Gavigan Third Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Lolly Goodship Makeup & Hair
Sound Simon Clark Production Sound Mixer
Production Sharon Moran Production Manager
Production Laura Macara Executive Producer